West Ham blow! Diafra Sakho OUT of Everton clash with thigh injury

first_img West Ham striker Diafra Sakho 1 West Ham striker Diafra Sakho has been ruled out of Saturday’s Premier League clash against Everton through injury.Manager Slaven Bilic revealed the Senegal international has suffered a muscle tear, which also forced him to miss last weekend’s 2-0 defeat at Watford.The problem means he will not be fit to face the Toffees at Upton Park, however, Bilic expects Sakho, who has scored five goals this season, to be back in time to face Tottenham in a fortnight.“Sakho is out,” said Bilic. “It is not a major thing.“He did not get injured in training but after training, before the Watford game, he felt something.“Unfortunately it is a small tear, a rupture in his thigh. The prognosis is he will be back for the game after the international break.“It’s a setback as he is a very important player to us. He dictates the rhythm of the game a lot, with his pace, quality and determination and the way he harasses defenders.“It’s a blow, for sure. But it’s not a major setback.”last_img